The number of solar homes is soaring, making it vital that real estate agents, appraisers, and homeowners increase their understanding of solar. That's why our SunShot Initiative funds projects that ensure real estate pros have the solar knowledge and training they need to provide the best service to their customers.
The Obama Administration committed to increasing access to solar energy and promoting energy efficiency across the U.S., particularly in low- and moderate-income communities. The Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative will work to ensure that every household has clean energy options.
The Energy Department announced today it is investing $19 million to improve the efficiency of our nation's homes, offices, schools, hospitals, restaurants and stores. These projects will develop advanced building technologies that will help American consumers and businesses save money on their utility bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs.
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has a new acting assistant secretary in David Friedman who plans to continue to support EERE’s clean energy revolution and help strengthen its innovation ecosystem.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $15 million for the advancement of algae-based technologies for biofuels. The three selected projects will develop highly productive algal cultivation systems with energy-efficient, low-cost harvest and processing technologies.